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Predental Week
Predental Week
Feb. 8-14, 2015

Join ASDA chapters and predental clubs nationwide in celebrating National Predental Week! During the week, ASDA will be promoting resources and events for predental members. Predentals that join ASDA during that week will be eligible for prizes, including an Apple iPad mini, $250 Visa gift card and $100 Amazon gift card. 

Incentives for ASDA Chapters and Predental Clubs

ASDA chapters who recruit the most predentals by Feb. 14 will earn cash incentives at the Annual Session 2015 Gold Crown Awards Ceremony. Predental members must select the referring ASDA chapter on the application when applying. The top three chapters earn $500, $300 and $200.

The predental club that recruits the most predental members from Feb. 8-14 will earn a “virtual visit” from ASDA, which includes a personalized webinar with ASDA leaders, lunch provided by ASDA and raffle prizes for your members. Predental members must reference your club on the online application to earn credit.

Register for Free Webinars

ASDA will hold the following webinars during Predental Week:

  • Non-traditional Paths to Dental School - Feb. 10, 7:30-9 p.m. CT
    Whether you decide to take a gap year to gain experience or you don’t get accepted into dental school on your first try, you can learn something from the three dental student panelists who each took a unique and non-traditional path to dental school.
  • Choosing the Right Dental School - Feb. 12, 7-8:30 p.m. CT
    Learn tips from experts on what to consider in making one of the most important decisions for your future.

A “virtual idea exchange” for predental clubs was held on Jan. 7 to share ideas for Predental Week and other club activities. Watch a recording of the session on YouTube.

Predental Week Activities

In addition to the webinars, ASDA will offer the following activities for predental members:

  • Events, like hands-on workshops, school tours and DAT Jeopardy, organized by ASDA chapters and predental clubs. Download this listing to find an event near you.
  • New guides for predental clubs on organizing oral health education events for children and creating community service committees
  • Resources to prepare for dental school and beyond, such as the shadowing guide and the life of a dentist featuring dentists from eight different specialties

Instagram Contest

Show us your ASDA fever! Post your favorite Predental Week photos to Instagram and tag them with #ASDAnet and #predental between Feb. 8-14. ASDA staff will select one photo that best represents the spirit of the week to receive a $50 gift certificate!

Predental Resources

ASDA offers these resources for chapters and predental clubs to organize predental events year round:

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